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Dean Brett

Dean Brett’s Legal Guides

6 total

  • What money damages are available in a personal injury case?

    Compensation comes in six categories. 1. Property damage. 2. Medical expenses to date. 3. Future medical expenses. 4. Lost wages to date. 5. Lost future earning capacity. 6. The last, and most difficult item to evaluate, is general damages for pain, suffering, disability, and ...

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  • How much will it cost to hire a lawyer?

    Different lawyers do it differently, but at our firm our clients have a choice in how they pay for legal services. We can charge on an hourly basis or on a contingency fee. If you choose to hire us on an hourly basis we will track the time our lawyers and paralegals spend on...

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  • What kinds of cases does Brett & Coats handle?

    We have a very narrow focus. We focus exclusively on major personal injury and wrongful death cases. A wrongful death case is where someone dies as a result of the negligence of another party. A major personal injury case involves a serious injury, for example: - an injury to the...

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  • How does the insurance claim process work?

    Collecting Information Since the adjuster has to collect information in order to understand your claim, we provide all the required information to establish that it is a valid claim. Sometimes insura

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  • What should I do immediately to preserve my claim?

    First, Preserve the evidence. Preserve the evidence by obtaining the name, address, phone number and insurance information from the party that caused the accident. Do not attempt to interview witness

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  • How should I select a lawyer to represent me?

    Does the lawyer have a documented reputation for excellent legal ability and high ethical standards? I don’t mean, ask the lawyer, “Do you have a good reputation?” I mean research objective sources.

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